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Andre deWaal, Andre’s Lakeside Dining

The newest inductee into TPW’s elite chef-picks-chef club of top toques in the Garden State may be justly revered for his haute French approach to seasonally specific dishes. But, then again, he’s got a ramen/soft-serve thing going in an old filling station. More to love about this Sparta-based virtuoso.

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ANDRE’S LAKESIDE DINING, 112 Tomahawk Trail, Sparta. 973-726-6000. Website: Email: Follow on Facebook @AndresLakesideDining and on Instagram @AndresLakeside. 

CRANKY’S NOODLES, 85 Main Street, Sparta. 973-600-3487. Website: Email: Follow on Facebook @CrankysNoodles and on Instagram @Crankys_Noodles.


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